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Lake Tahoe Preparatory School
School DescriptionFormerly called the Squaw Valley Academy, Lake Tahoe Preparatory School is surrounded by Tahoe National Forest, Lake Tahoe, and Squaw Valley Ski Resort, and incorporates daily outdoor activity into its college preparatory curriculum. The school features year round athletic opportunities, individualized instruction, and an Apple laptop for each student.
Lake Tahoe Preparatory Academy’s campus is situated within the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The campus is minutes from Lake Tahoe, a ski resort, and a national forest. It features science labs, a darkroom, a music lab, and art studios.
SPORTS AND ARTS
The campus is located two miles from a 3,500-acre Olympic ski resort, providing students the opportunity to ski or snowboard seven days a week during the winter months. In addition to multiple highly competitive ski and snowboard teams, Lake Tahoe Preparatory
Academy offer other various athletics options year-round. State regulations in California can cause some restrictions for international students playing Varsity-level sports at their school. Please contact us for details.
The school’s fine arts program offers diverse options such as jewelry design, photography, and videography.
DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Students live two to three to a room in on-campus dormitories overlooking Tahoe National Forest and participate in weekend activities and excursions such as mountain biking, city trips, and formal dinners.
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Chris Harlem (Norwegian) - Voss Water ASA Founder and co-owner
Martin Razinger (Austrian) - Bagjump Action Sports Founder and CEO
Phil Palmer (English) - Emmy Award winning Sound Production Mixer
- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 3 acres Campus Size
- 60% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size8
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsOutdoor Sport, Internships with local businesses, Model United Nations, Student Government, Sustainability Club,
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12
TOEFL MinimumNo Minimum
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Accept Duolingo; Rolling Admission, Offers all levels of ESL. Students who score submit a TOEFL score of 80 or above are not required to Skype interview for an English language assessment.
Real Stories from Real Students:
Being at SVA was one of the best experiences I've had in life. Besides the great education, friendly people, and fantastic sport opportunities, I was able to follow my passion of snowboarding. I became a professional snowboarder after I left SVA and studied medicine next to my sports career. SVA was great! I wish I could do it all again! - Martin R. from Austria
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